Suspect to identify in Somerset Street West commercial robbery

Posted On Monday April 20, 2020
Somerset Robbery suspect 1
Somerset Robbery suspect

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Monday, April 20, 2020    9:35am 

(Ottawa) – Frontline Officers responded to a commercial robbery in the 600 block of Somerset Street West, on April 17, 2020. 

At approximately 1:40pm, a man, disguised with a surgical mask, entered into a financial institution and presented the teller with a note demanding cash. The suspect fled with an undisclosed amount of cash.  

The suspect is described as a dark skinned man, average build, 5’8” (173cm). He was wearing a black jacket over a grey hooded sweatshirt. He was also carrying a brown coat over his arm (see photos).

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call the Ottawa Police Robbery Unit at 613-236-1222, ext. 5116. 

Anonymous tips can be submitted by calling Crime Stoppers toll-free at 1-800-222-8477 or at

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